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Blue tits, a familiar garden bird in the U.K., could be the salvation of our imperiled conker trees (horse-chestnut trees), which are under severe attack by a tiny non-native moth that has spread from continental Europe.


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Researchers examined the differences between two species of mice — one monogamous and one promiscuous — on a microscopic and molecular level. They discovered that the lifestyles of the two mice had a direct impact on the bacterial communities that re…


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Researchers have devised a method for detecting certain neurological disorders through the study of eye movements.


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New research shows how targeting two bacterial genes into an ornamental plant Pelargonium, can produce long-lived and pollen-free plants. Pelargoniums (‘Geraniums’ and ‘Storkbills’) have been cultivated in Europe since the17th century and are n…


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A study has discovered how tamoxifen-resistant breast-cancer grows and proliferates. It also identifies an experimental agent that might offer a novel targeted therapy for tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer.


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Men and women who undergo joint replacement procedures, as well as those who have significant fractures, tend to be at an increased risk of developing pulmonary emboli (PE), blood clots that travel to the lungs where they may cause serious complication…


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Children who use inhaled steroid drugs for asthma end up slightly shorter at their full adult height than children who don’t use the drugs, new results from a comprehensive asthma study show.


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The respective size of the pulmonary artery compared to the aorta, visible on a CT scan, is a strong predictor of the risk of exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to new research from UAB. The research team says that an incr…


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Researchers have carried out the most comprehensive meta-analysis to date of existing studies comparing organic and conventional foods. They did not find strong evidence that organic foods are more nutritious or carry fewer health risks than convention…


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Students take wet biomass measurements of the plants they have been growing all semester long. The growing has been part… Read more »


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Du Research Group University of Nebraska-Lincoln Former Members Postdocs, Visiting Scholars, and Graduate Students: 1. Dr. Fengan Yu, Postdoc, Research… Read more »


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